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Olo'upena Falls
   Molokai County, Hawaii, United States

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This waterfall is known to exist but its stature and / or location have not yet been verified by the World Waterfall Database.
Olo'upena Falls is one of four very tall waterfalls that drop down the cliffs on the north shore of Molokai. These roughly 3,000 foot cliffs are the tallest sea cliffs in the world and are adorned by very narrow and impossibly tall waterfalls. The drainage area is small, but the constant rains keep them flowing. The stream makes a series of consecutive horsetail leaps from the lip of the cliff all the way down its verdant face to the sea.

HISTORY AND NAMES


  • Also Known as: Oloupena Falls
  • Olo'upena Falls is the Official name of this waterfall


Our thoughts


Despite the enormous height figure, this isn't a world class waterfall, but rather a long white stripe that connects the sky and the sea. The falls aren't the main attraction here anyhow...the cliffs are. If you are taking a sea kayak trip along the north coast of Molokai, the falls are simply an added bonus.

Location and directions


No trails exist to the falls, the only access is by watercraft.

Olo'upena Falls is shown in the center. Additional nearby waterfalls (if any) can be found in the list below.

Additional Nearby Waterfalls


Name of Waterfall Distance
Haloku Falls 0.23 mi / 0.37 km
Pu'uka'oku Falls 0.46 mi / 0.73 km
Wailele Falls 0.6 mi / 0.97 km
Kahiwa Falls 3.28 mi / 5.25 km
Papalaua Falls 3.41 mi / 5.46 km
Hina Falls 4.38 mi / 7.02 km
Mo'oloa Falls 4.44 mi / 7.1 km
Haha Falls 4.47 mi / 7.15 km

 

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